Posted on 30th November 2019
Following feedback, industry consultation and over a year of development with educational assessment experts, Safety Training Awards is set to re-launch the STA Level 3 Award in Pool Plant Operations next month. The updated qualification comes with an all-new, learner-friendly examination assessment, which uniquely can also be taken online with remote invigilation, and a colourful…
Posted on 5th November 2019
Following on from the success of the leisure industry’s first online artistic swimming CPD, ‘Experience’, STA with Aquabatix are launching the next CPD in the series titled ‘Explore and Expression’, which is further supported with six downloadable lesson plans. Written by Aquabatix, the world’s leading professional artistic swimming company, ‘Explore and Expression’ focuses on the…
Posted on 23rd September 2019
To support learners and ensure standards and quality are maintained, learners who hold the old STA Award in Swimming Teaching qualification must complete the NEW STA Award Question Portfolio before attending the STA Certificate in Teaching Swimming course. The New STA Award in Teaching Swimming Question Portfolio needs to be completed prior to attending the STA Certificate in…
Posted on 18th September 2019
As per our initial Technical Notice posted on February 21st 2017, to maintain the high standards of the STA Baby and Pre-School Award Qualification, STA requires all learners to have access to babies and pre-school pairs during the pool practical teaching sessions. It is the responsibility of the Approved Training Centre’s (ATC) Centre Co-ordinator to…
Posted on 27th August 2019
Following an assessment review, Safety Training Awards (STA) have made amendments to the pass marks for the STA Level 2 Award in Pool Lifeguarding and STA Level 2 Award in Safety Award for Teachers qualifications, with immediate effect. The new pass marks are as follows: STA Award in Pool Lifeguarding STA Award in Safety Award…
Posted on 22nd August 2019
Following changes from the HSE and First Aid Awarding Organisation Forum, it has been agreed to increase the delivery period for first aid qualifications, with immediate effect. STA Award in Emergency First Aid at Work can now be delivered over a maximum of 4 weeks. STA Award in First Aid at Work (Revalidation) can now…
Posted on 1st August 2019
Safety Training Awards, launched the new CIMSPA endorsed Employer-Led Lifeguard Professional Standard Qualification, STA Level 2 Award in Pool Lifeguarding in April 2019. Following member feedback and requests, STA are pleased to offer an online Lifesaving Tutor Upskill CPD programme to STA Lifesaving Tutors in order to update them on the changes. This programme must…
Posted on 2nd May 2019
Due to recent member feedback we are pleased to announce that from the 27th May 2019, the STA Level 2 Award in Safety Award for Teachers (SAT) qualification will be assessed by practical demonstration and a 16-question multiple choice question (MCQ) assessment paper.
Posted on 29th April 2019
Following a long consultation with industry leisure groups, STA has launched a new, CIMSPA-endorsed level 2 pool lifeguard qualification which for the first time aligns lifeguard and first aid at work revalidations.
Posted on 27th March 2019
Safety Training Awards is pleased to announce that the STA Level 3 Award in Education and Training and STA Level 4 Award in the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice qualifications are now available for registration by approved training centres.
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